|James Wong Howe at the 1974 San Francisco Film Festival|
Actuality of Chinese-American cinematographer James Wong Howe talking about his career in Hollywood and taking questions from the audience at the 1974 San Francisco Film Festival following a screening of Funny Lady. Howe tells the audience anecdotes including how he became a camera man, his famous photograph of Mary Miles Minter in which her blue eyes were dark for the first time using orthochromatic film, how he filmed a scene in which a bird lands on Spencer Tracy's hand in The Old Man and the...
|Jane Fonda on Vietnam|
Jane Fonda speaks at the University of California in Berkeley on January 29, 1973. She gives an anti-war speech at a rally for Pat Chenoweth, a soldier facing charges of mutiny in Vietnam. The tape is courtesy of the Chenoweth Defense Committee. She speaks about the Mekong Delta, Nixon's role, and the resilience and strength of the Vietnamese. Fonda reads a few excerpts from one of the chief negotiators of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam in Paris which talks about the n...
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|Jarvis-Gann alert - Mickiewicz, Helen|
Description: KPFA's Helen Mickiewicz produced this news program examining the bill cutting property taxes and services in California, known as Proposition 13. Cheryl McDonald examines how the Jarvis-Gann Amendment has adversely affected educational services in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wendell Harper reports on the mass layoffs of public employees in Alameda County. Joanne Mar looks at Proposition 13's impact on child care services in the Bay Area...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Taxation--California; Jarvis, Howard; Gann, Paul; Alioto, Joseph L
|Jazz guitar / Jim Hall trio (Episode 21 of 33)|
The second half of WBAI's Free Music Store concert from December 17, 1971 devoted to guitars (the first half featured classical guitarist Bill Matthews - see BC0709.16). This half features jazz guitarist Jim Hall performing with Benny Aronov, piano, and Ron Carter, bass. Among the pieces played are Where would I be?, Careful, and Little waltz. Produced and recorded in stereo by WBAI's Music Department...
Keywords: Jazz music; Jim Hall trio
|John Hammond and Larry Johnson (Episode 29 of 33, Part 1 of 2)|
Performance by folk singers John Hammond (1942-) and Larry Johnson (1942-) at WBAI's Free Music Store on March 29, 1972. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces the program. Hammond performs Riding in the moonlight, I can't be satisfied, Love in vain, and Preachin' Blues. Johnson performs Mean ol' Frisco, Memphis five, Pea vine special, Keep it clean, Cookbook, and Early one morning. Together they play Wee midnight hours, Tell me Mama, and Look on yonder wall...
Keywords: Hammond; John; 1942-; Folk music; Johnson; Larry; 1942-
|John Hammond and Larry Johnson (Episode 29 of 33, Part 2 of 2)|
Performance by folk singers John Hammond (1942-) and Larry Johnson (1942-) at WBAI's Free Music Store on March 29, 1972. On Part 2 of this recording, Johnson performs Broke and hungry, The things I used to do, Hi-heel sneakers, Pick poor Robin clean, and Charley Stone. Produced and recorded in stereo by David Rapkin and WBAI's Music Department. This recording was originally cataloged as BC0709.23B.
Keywords: Hammond; John; 1942-; Folk music; Johnson; Lawrence (Guitarist)
|John Wells at a noon rally in Berkeley 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
John Wells at a noon rally in Berkeley. Recorded: University of California, Berkeley, 1968. Description: Talk on why Wells refused to rejoin his army reserve unit as he was ordered. (23 min.)BB1628 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: berkeley; wells; pacifica; draft; vietnam; army; object
|Judy Mowatt & the One Vibe Band live at SOB's|
Judy Mowatt (1952 - ), reggae singer and one-time member of the I-Three's and backup singer for Bob Marley and the Wailers, performs live with the One Vibe Band at SOB's (co-presented by WBAI-FM), her first live solo performance in New York City. She performs "Only a woman", "Down in the valley", "Slave queen", "Concrete jungle", "Big woman", "Many are called", "Sister's chant", "One love" (featuring Peter Tosh), "Only a woman", "Hush baby mother", "You don't care", "The first cut", "You're my p...
|Julia Mendina (Episode 1 of 3)|
Julia Mendina performs with guitar in Studio A at KPFT's Free Music Store. She performs Starwood in Aspen (John Denver), Carolina in my mind, Me and Bobby McGee, Hava nagila, Someday soon, Tomorrow is a long time, Since you asked, I wish I knew how it would feel to be free, Hey, that's no way to say goodbye, The song is love, Sign in the window, I shall be released, The first time ever I saw your face, and The cruel war...
Keywords: MUSIC; Mendina; Julia
|June Jordan interviewed by Josy Catoggio|
Josy Catoggio of Feminist Magazine interviews June Jordan, author of "Haruko/Love Poems," "Technical Difficulties," and "On Call: Political Essays, 1981-1985," on her writing, politics, feminism, racism and the state of America. Jordan reads her poem "Postscript for Haruko: On War and Peace" from her book "Haruko/Love Poems." (Program ends at 00:28:21, but additional material continues)
|June Jordan poetry reading|
Viv Sutherland introduces the second tape from the a reading by writer, professor, and actor June Jordan originally broadcast on Women's Studies in 1980. At the second reading at the "Read It Today" in Washington Heights, Eleanor Ebissert an editor for the literary magazine 13th Moon speaks about Jordan's background. Jordan reads "Problems of Translation: Problems of Language", "The Test of Atlanta", along with several other poems.The first 10 seconds of the recording is bad.
|June Jordan: Affirmative Acts / A celebration of the writing, teaching, and activism of June Jordan (Part 1 of 2)|
June Jordan: Affirmative Acts. A Celebration of the Writing, Teaching, and Activism of June Jordan (1936-2002) recorded in Berkeley, California. A celebration in honor of the publication of Jordan's twenty-fifth book "Affirmative Acts" and her career. Speakers on this recording (Part 1 of 2) include: Trinh T. Minh-ha, Junichi Semitsu, Bernice Johnson Reagon, tributes by E. Ethelbert Miller and Julia Alvarez read, C...
|June Jordan: Affirmative acts / A celebration of the writing, teaching, and activism of June Jordan (Part 2 of 2)|
June Jordan: Affirmative Acts. A Celebration of the Writing, Teaching, and Activism of June Jordan (1936-2002) recorded in Berkeley, California. A celebration in honor of the publication of Jordan's twenty-fifth book and her career. Speakers on this recording (Part 2 of 2) include: Angela Davis (who also reads tributes by Toni Morrison and Alice Walker), Adrienne Torf who performs and talks about their collaborations, Barbara Brenner, Pratibha Parmar speaks and shows a clip of her film, Xochi Ca...
Al Gene Besser reviews the art, anti-art assemblage exhibit at the Civic Center Museum which consists of 200 works. He describes the difference in the styles of Dadaists, cubists, surrealists, and futurists and speaks about the influence in the art pieces.RECORDED: Mar. 1962. BROADCAST: KPFA, 8 Apr. 1962.
|Justice for all : the case for and against racially based jury-nullification|
The program offers various positions that are being put forth in regard to jury nullification. Paul Butler, associate professor of law at George Washington University, has written 'There is an increasing perception that some African American jurors vote to acquit Black defendants for racial reasons, sometimes explained as the juror's desire not to send another Black man to jail. There is considerable disagreement over whether it is appropriate for a Black juror to do so...
|J�nos Starker master class (Episode 11 of 33)|
Recording of Hungarian-American cellist J�nos Starker (1924-2013) giving a masterclass in technique and musicianship at WBAI's Free Music Store on December 8th, 1971. Starker is introduced by WBAI's Barbara Oka and is joined on stage by Hungarian-American pianist Gy�rgy Seb_k (1922-1999). Starker illustrates for the audience the physical relationship between the cellist and the instrument and how it affects the quality of the sound produced...
Keywords: Starker; Janos; Seb_k; Gy�rgy; Music -- Instruction and study